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Weekend Watch, Visit Lake County’s tips on things to do…

Spend Saturday at Central Park in Grayslake for the Grayslake Family Picnic Day & Fireworks.  From 3-10pm come enjoy the “Taste of Grayslake” along with a live musical performance.  There will be a moonwalk, carnival rides, face painting, an obstacle course, climbing wall and much more – plenty of fun activities to keep everyone happy. […]

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Holiday Inn-credible!

Boy, do I feel like a big shot! That doesn’t happen often, so when it does I milk it for as long as possible. I was recently invited to the grand opening ceremony of the brand new Gurnee Holiday Inn Convention Center, and it was an absolutely stellar event. I was honored to get an […]

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Independence Grove by Abheepsa N.

Lush, green woods all around, fresh pollution-free air, children and adults, both alike, enjoying a kayaking expedition in the undisturbed water of a lake.  All of this can be found at Independence Grove, a natural forest preserve on 16400 West Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL.  It’s time to free yourself a the city commotion and your […]

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Dirty Girl Mud Run in Lake County!

Can you imagine over 7,000 women coming together to run a 5k and conquer challenging obstacles all in the dirty, wet, soggy mud?  I can’t wait! We are only days away until me and 11 close friends become Dirty Girls!  This will be a first time event for most of us and we are all experiencing the […]

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New Location of Lake Forest Farmers Market

Lake Forest Farmers Market

Growing up in Lake Forest I would go to the Lake Forest Farmers Market every Saturday afternoon with my parents.  I haven’t visited the Farmers Market in years since i’ve been away at college.  Last Saturday the Farmers Market opened up for the season.  I finally took the opportunity to go back and relive the […]

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Weekend Watch, Visit Lake County’s tips on things to do

The City of Lake Forestkicks off its’ Farmer’s Market this weekend from 8am – 1pm at the East Lake Forest Train Station. You will find local produce from seasonal fruits, vegetables, meat to poultry and dairy products. There will also be local chefs selling a variety of treats including swirl cupcakes, pies, ice pops cookies, […]

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